Posts Tagged ‘Douglas C-47’

Wreckage of the South African Air Force C-47 that crashed in the Drakensberg mountain range. (Photo by BNO NEWS / NETCARE 911)

Crash Of World War II-Era South African Air Force Plane Kills 11

Posted December 7, 2012 by BNO News

A Douglas C-47 military transport crashed in a mountain range near the border with Lesotho.

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The Antonov An-225 Mriya CCCP-82060 is seen here with Buran strapped to its back during a demonstration at the 1989 Paris Air Show. (Photo by Ralf Manteufel)
On This Day in Aviation History

March 22nd in Aviation History: Antonov An-225 Mriya Sets Takeoff Weight Record Carrying Russian Space Shuttle

Posted March 22, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

The An-225 sets new world records while carrying Space Shuttle Buran, a USAir jet crashes at LaGuardia Airport in New York, a British Airways 747 is hijacked, and more…

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